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IDS North America Ltd. Accountant (replacement for Maternity leave) Contract in Montréal, QC

IDS North America Ltd.

Branch Montréal QC CA

Position:
Accountant (replacement for Maternity leave)
Location:
Montréal, QC

College degree, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with at least 3-5 years’ experience preferably with a large, International Accounting Firm or with…

Main profile:

The Accountant reports to the CFO. He/she carries out on a daily base journal / bookkeeping entries, updating financial statements, preparing financial reports, calculating taxes, auditing and maintaining accounts payable and receivable, asset, banks.

Required Skills & Knowledge:

College degree, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with at least 3-5 years’ experience preferably with a large, International Accounting Firm or with relevant industry experience.

  • Strong technical accounting skills. Knowledge of both US and Canadian GAAP is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Sage Simply accounting software is an asset, both Canadian and US version.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, thorough and conscientious.
  • Results oriented, fast tracker, autonomous.
  • Strong interpersonal skills & the ability to communicate clearly, both spoken and written.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel techniques.*
  • Fluent in English and French Languages, Italian could be beneficial* *
  • Based in Montreal area.*

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Perform bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Maintain petty cash book
  • Prepare and file relevant tax documents to the tax authorities (GST, QST, HST returns and US tax returns)
  • Prepare invoices and send to clients.
  • Prepare relevant Purchase orders
  • Prepare checks/wire transfer for payment to suppliers when due.
  • Follow up on outstanding receivables and record payment received in the books
  • Process expenses reimbursements of the employees and process payments.
  • Process US payroll on ADP
  • Perform month end closing, including inventory reconciliation, prepaid, accrued liabilities, interco balance.
  • Prepare other reports as requested by the CFO

Job Type: Contract

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-06
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